House fire hospitalized 1 in Sparks

The fire broke out Thursday morning
The fire broke out Thursday morning(KOLO)
Published: Feb. 2, 2023 at 10:49 AM PST
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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - Update at 12:18 p.m.: The Sparks Fire Department says around 10:30 a.m. Thursday, they responded to a structure fire with reports of one person being possibly trapped near the 500 block of Abbay Way.

Upon arriving, they found both adults had exited the house on their own and moderate smoke was coming from the front of the house. Firefighters were able to quickly bring the fire under control.

One person was found suffering from burns and smoke inhalation. Three dogs were also rescued from the house.

The fire remains under investigation.

Update at 12:00 p.m.: The Sparks Fire Department says two people were in the house at the time of the fire and one was taken to a hospital.

There were pets inside the home, but they are considered safe. Fire crews found heavy smoke in the front of the house, but it was deemed livable.

The cause is under investigation and the street will be open later this afternoon.

Original Article: The Sparks Fire Department is working to knock down a structure fire in the area of Abbay Way.

They say the fire is fully involved, and urge people to use alternative routes and avoid the area if they can.

We have a reporter on scene and will provide more details once they become available.